TASTE
Chicago
September 20-21, 2013

Events

Join us for a
Journey Through the Great Lakes
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, September 20, 2013
6:00 P.M. Cocktails
7:00 P.M. Dinner
9:00 P.M. Night Bites

Union Station
500 West Jackson
Chicago, IL 60661

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Richard Blais
Taste America All-Star
Richard Blais
Chef, restaurateur, author, and winner of Top Chef All-Stars
Andrew Zimmerman
Host Chef
Andrew Zimmerman
Sepia
Chicago
Tony Mantuano
James Beard Award Winner
Tony Mantuano
Spiaggia
Chicago
Alex Young
James Beard Award Winner
Alex Young
Zingerman’s Roadhouse
Ann Arbor, MI
Gale Gand
James Beard Award Winner
Gale Gand
Tru
Chicago
Jonathon Sawyer
Jonathon Sawyer
The Greenhouse Tavern
Cleveland, OH
Paul Virant
Paul Virant
Vie
Western Springs, IL
Chris Pandel
Chris Pandel
Balena and The Bristol
Chicago
Giuseppe Tentori
Giuseppe Tentori
Boka and GT Fish & Oyster
Chicago
Patrick Fahy
Patrick Fahy
Sixteen, Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago

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This special evening will include a cocktail reception by the Violet Hour, a 2013 JBF Award nominee for Outstanding Bar Program. JBF Award–winning food reporter Steve Dolinsky of ABC 7's Hungry Hound will emcee. After dinner, the party heats up with Night Bites presented by Breadcrumb PRO, a spirited dine-around featuring Chicago’s hottest chefs, including Bryan Moscatello of Storefront Company, Charlie McKenna of Lillie's Q, Jason Vincent of Nightwood, Johnny Anderes of Telegraph, Lee Wolen of The Lobby, Mark Steuer of Carriage House, Nicole Pederson of Found, Ryan Poli of Little Market Brasserie and Tavernita, and Tom Van Lente of TWO, plus Crafthouse Coc

Click here to reserve tickets, or for more information on the events or local sponsorship in Chicago, please contact Cat Taylor at ctaylor@wagstaffworldwide.com or 312.943.6900.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening's proceeds to Common Threads.
Sponsored locally in part by:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of free culinary events
Saturday, September 21, 2013
10:00am — 4:00pm
Sur La Table
900 North Michigan Shops
900 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

Richard Blais
11:30 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
Richard Blais
JBF Award Winner Paul Kahan<br/>Blackbird, Chicago
2:00 pm
Cooking Demonstration
JBF Award Winner Paul Kahan
Blackbird, Chicago

Chef demos are ticketed events and kitchen space is limited. Pick up free tickets in store at Sur La Table beginning on Saturday, September 7. Sur La Table will also be hosting a hands-on cooking class at 6:30 P.M., where attendees will learn to prepare recipes by four James Beard Outstanding Chef Award winners. To purchase tickets and find out more information, visit surlatable.com.